Advance Your Career

Advance Your Career

ASM membership supports you through every step of your career. From fellowships and grants to support your research, job boards, career advice and compensation reports to help plan your next career move, to access to prestigious awards that recognize your contributions, ASM helps you advance your career.

Compare Your Compensation Against Peers

ASM members receive exclusive access to the Microbiology Careers Salary Survey that offers comprehensive information across the industry about compensation, benefits, impact of COVID-19 and more. Members are able to use insights from compensation reporting to help benchmark compensation against peers, plan a career move and negotiate compensation.

This tool is also an invaluable resource for those considering careers in microbiology, providing compensation information across the various fields.

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Land Your Next Job

Access ASM career resources, including a job board, tips and advice on career paths in microbiology and member-exclusive resume review and job postings at a discounted rate. Additionally, members benefit from free access to webinars, including Teaching Undergraduate Biology, Manuscript and Grant Writing and Scientific Writing.

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Access Clinical Resources

Receive access to practical guidelines for clinical microbiology, emphasizing current diagnostic methods and their appropriate implementation. As a member, you can participate in ClinMicroNet and DivCNet clinical listservs, where you can share and receive up-to-date information and best practices from peers and lab directors. Members also receive 20% off ClinMicroNow and other clinical manuals, books and case studies. Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) members have access to CE clinical webinars for only $5 per webinar.

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Get Recognized for Your Scientific Achievements

From early career to lifetime achievement, clinical to environmental microbiology, the annual ASM Awards and Prize program recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions to microbial sciences. The program honors exceptional contributions at every career level and in every field of the microbial sciences.

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